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mansa (mänˑ·s),

n the root or rhizome of
Anemonopsis californica, used in northern Mexico and southwestern United States to relieve colds, indigestion, and as a blood purifier.
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Eventually, however, Sunjata emerged as one of the greatest mansas (rulers) in Mall's history.
New Patents in Mansas Description Inventor Assignee Patent Date No.
Music is integral to the book (all kinds of music, Rock and Roll, R & B, Soul, Reggae, but most notably the Mansas music).
Los sucesos narrativos transcurren en un espacio fisico caracterizado por un terreno arenoso "con una ribera de aguas inestables y mansas que define y nombra la comarca: los Baldios de Gevora" (14, enfasis mio).